The Tribe is a collective of Los Angeles-based musicians and artists who join forces throughout the year for charity concerts in the Southern California area. In the spirit of the holiday season, the Tribe recently recorded a special cover of Band Aid’s 1984 classic “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”, which you can listen to below:
Full details about the recording:
In 2017, The Tribe Band recorded & released their version of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” as a means of raising money for the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles. The project, led by producer/arranger John Pratt and engineered by Matt Ross, features an all-star cast of more than 20 musicians & 30 singers including Mary Wilson (The Supremes), Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), Ken Stacey (Ambrosia), Marcella Detroit (Eric Clapton), actor/singer Rob Morrow (Northern Exposure), Carnie Wilson (Wilson Phillips), Carly Smithson (American Idol), Debbi Peterson (The Bangles), John Wicks (The Records), Steve Postell (David Crosby), Rosemary Butler (Jackson Browne), Freebo (Bonnie Raitt), poet Stephen Kalinich, legendary British guitarist Albert Lee (Everly Brothers, Emmylou Harris), Carl Verheyen (Supertramp), Dave Pearlman (Dan Fogelberg), and more. Speical thanks to our photographers — Jill Jarrett, Sal Gomez and Jeff Fasano. You guys rock!
100% of the proceeds raised from this recording through sales and/or donations will go to feed, clothe, provide shelter & services to the homeless community in Los Angeles — specifically, these four charities: